Hosung Suh has been appointed president of Hankook Tire America Corp., replacing Hee-se Ahn. Suh assumes the role on July 1.
“The United States market is very important to Hankook Tire,” Suh said. “I am excited to join our outstanding team to achieve the company’s goals in this region.”
Previously, Suh served as senior vice president of Hankook Tire Corp.’s global corporate strategy planning division. In that role, Suh was responsible for developing corporate strategy, leading enterprise transformation, and identifying and executing business development for Hankook, the tiremaker said.
Prior to joining Hankook, Suh worked for the financial companies of Hyundai Motor Group. At these companies, he held various key positions including chief strategy officer, chief financial officer, chief marketing officer and chief operating officer.